Pusha T Net Worth
Early Life and Career
A member of the hip-hop duo Clipse, rapper Pusha T was born Terrence Thornton in the Bronx but was raised in Virginia Beach, Virginia along with his brother Gene Thornton. With Gene taking on the name Malice, the brothers formed Clipse in the early ’90s, quickly forming a relationship with the Neptunes’ Pharrell Williams and embarking on a career that would include major-label record deals and critically revered albums. In 2010, the duo announced they were taking a break to focus on solo careers. Pusha would sign with Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music imprint and land on his new label boss’ album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy that same year.
In 2011, he issued both the Fear of God street-level mixtape and its officially released sequel, Fear of God II: Let Us Pray, which appeared via G.O.O.D. The label released his official debut album, My Name Is My Name, in 2013, with guest appearances from Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Kendrick Lamar, and others. The “Untouchable” single arrived in 2015, along with the album King Push – Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude. King Push peaked at number 20 on the Billboard 200 and rose to the number three spot on the R&B/hip-hop chart. In 2017, the rapper appeared on tracks by Linkin Park (“Good Goodbye”) and Gorillaz (“Let Me Out”).
Pusha T Bio Info
Full name: Terrence LeVarr Thornton
Born: 13 May 1977 (age 40 years), The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Movies: Cruel Summer, And 1 Mix Tape: Vol. 9: Area Codes, And 1 Mix Tape Tour: Asia-Pacific, Selling Game
Music groups: Clipse (1992 – 2014), Re-Up Gang (Since 2004)
Pusha T Quotes
- I think about nothing but business the whole time. Even when I go out to my after-parties, people are like, ‘You’re drinking water?’ I’m like, ‘Yeah I am.’ – Pusha T
- I feel like my lyrics are just dark and scathing. I feel like the lyrics on ‘Darkest Before Dawn’ are uncompromised hip-hop and really speaking to my core fan base. Basically what’s been known in my discography the entire time. – Pusha T
- I just start my day really early. Everything happens in the morning time. Writing. Just everything. I can’t – I don’t know how to work late. – Pusha T
- I see people doing things in their Blackberrys, and I need paper. Lines. Alphabets. I need to see it. It’s so elementary, man. – Pusha T
Pusha T Videos on YouTube
Pusha T got into rap as a kid looking up to his big brother. After their group, Clipse, disbanded, Pusha went solo, connected with Kanye West, became president of G.O.O.D. Music, and has remained relevant in rap for nearly two decades.